St. Jude to 'jam' VIP-style for the children

St. Jude to 'jam' VIP-style for the children

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is kicking off its FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament on June 6 with a little bit of country and rock-n-roll.

The St. Jude Jam party is new to the roster of events surrounding the tournament.

"The Office" actor Andy Buckley will emcee a VIP reception at Memphis Cook Convention Center overlooking the mighty Mississippi River, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 

The reception is followed by a two-and-a-half-hour jam session featuring country stars and rock-n-roll legends.

PGA Tour players will be on hand as attendees bid on one-of-a-kind live auction items, all to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

St. Jude released this list of artists:

  • style="margin-left:0in;">Montgomery Gentry, country music duo legends
  • style="margin-left:0in;">Mike Mills, bassist for R.E.M.
  • style="margin-left:0in;">Clare Dunn, new country artist
  • style="margin-left:0in;">John Elefante, former lead singer for Kansas
  • style="margin-left:0in;">Danny Seraphine, drummer for the band Chicago
  • style="margin-left:0in;">Kim Carnes, best known for “Bette Davis Eyes”
  • style="margin-left:0in;">Sixwire band

For more information, visit the event's website.

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